Spanish idioms (modismos)

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In EnglishModismoAs in...
To retrace one's steps'We retraced our steps.'
To drive wild; to unhinge.'It dives me wild.'
To make one's way'He made his way through the crowd.'
To side with'He always used to side with my brother.'
Half...'He left the door half closed.'
To go ahead with'He goes ahead with his work.'
To get one's own way'Each time he gets his own way.'
Nowhere; not... anywhere'It couldn't be found anywhere.'
To cost a lot'It cost me a lot.'
To notice'He did not notice that Adriana had left.'
In the distance'In the distance, the plane could be seen.'
To turn out to be'He turned out to be a conservative.'
To be right'She's not right.'
From far away'They come from far away.'
To come out ahead; to win; to come out on top'I followed his advice and came out ahead.'
To keep'She ended up keeping the car.'
To come out well'He came out well in (passed) his exam.'
Through'He was talking to us through a screen.'
Fast'He is always going very fast.'
In the long run'In the long run, it will be better to go slowly.'
To be in a hurry'I'm in a hurry.'
In EnglishModismoAs in...
To associate with each other'They don't associate with each other.'
To be a question (matter) of; to involve'It's a question of (It's a matter of, It involves) a misunderstanding.'
To turn something overHe turns is over.
To come out ahead; to win; to come out on top'He came out on top.'
At last'At last he arrived.'
To take for granted; to regard as settled'He took it for granted that they would go.'
To go for a walk'Let's go for a walk.'
To be in effect'The law is in effect.'
From now on'You'll listen to me from now on.'
Just now; for the present'I don't need any more just now.'
Out of the way'He got her out of the way.'
To be up to date on'He's up to date on the situation.'
To be about'The novel is about the indians.'
Rightly so'He took it away from her, and rightly so.'
To take aside'He took him aside.'
To hold (control) one's tongue'Rather than argue, he held his tongue.'
At all cost; at any risk'I'll get it at all costs.'
After a while'After a while he returned.'
To be in the right'He's in the right.'
To have dealings with'I have no dealings with the rich.'
Along'They were searching along the river.'
In EnglishModismoAs in...
To come out badly'He did not come out well on (pass) his exam.'
Without questionWithout question she is the prettiest.
In great haste'She left the shop in great haste.'
To be understood'It is understood that we will get paid every two weeks.'
To be in the same boat'Don't complain. We're all in the same boat.'
To walk around'He walks around the block.'
In the middle of'He fell down in the middle of the street.'
To have on; to be wearing'He has on an overcoat.'
To toss and turn'I was tossing and turning in bad.'
All over'They were seen all over.'
To put into effect'They put several restrictions into effect.'
To make way'They made way and he went in.'
To have on one...'I don't have any money on me.'
To not mince one's words, to be blunt and direct'He is very outspoken.'
Step by step'He guided us through the jungle step by step.'
To have on the tip of one's tongue'I have it on the tip of my tongue.'
To agree to'They have agreed to meet in the square.'
At every turn'Something new could be seen at every turn.'
Throughout'Throughout the years he has become famous.'

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Created May 14, 2010ReportNominate
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